The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 166 46 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.93% 6.32% 11.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.44% 33.09% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 29 29
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£350 £260 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £133 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £505 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £62.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +217.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 139 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.95% 19.09% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 75 60
Average daily rate £328 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £135 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £33.29 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 237 (78.74%) SC Cleared
2 98 (32.56%) ITIL
3 91 (30.23%) DV Cleared
4 80 (26.58%) Microsoft
5 65 (21.59%) Windows
6 56 (18.60%) MS Excel
7 50 (16.61%) Service Management
8 49 (16.28%) PRINCE2
9 43 (14.29%) MS Project
10 41 (13.62%) Service Delivery
11 40 (13.29%) MS Exchange
12 38 (12.62%) Finance
13 34 (11.30%) SLA
13 34 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2003
15 31 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (9.97%) Project Management
16 30 (9.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (9.63%) SharePoint
18 25 (8.31%) MCSE
19 24 (7.97%) SQL
19 24 (7.97%) MCP
20 23 (7.64%) OVSD
21 22 (7.31%) Change Management
21 22 (7.31%) Backup Exec
21 22 (7.31%) Citrix
22 21 (6.98%) HP
23 20 (6.64%) MS Office
24 19 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 19 (6.31%) People Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (13.29%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 29 (9.63%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.32%) Lync
7 7 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.33%) IIS
10 3 (1.00%) Apache
10 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 43 (14.29%) MS Project
3 20 (6.64%) MS Office
4 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.32%) Firewall
2 8 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.33%) LAN
4 6 (1.99%) WAN
4 6 (1.99%) TACACS
5 5 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.66%) DNS
5 5 (1.66%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.33%) DAB
7 3 (1.00%) LDAP
7 3 (1.00%) Network Security
8 2 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.66%) SNMP
8 2 (0.66%) SSL
8 2 (0.66%) DHCP
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.66%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) IPsec
9 1 (0.33%) X.400
9 1 (0.33%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.66%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.66%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.00%) OLAP
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.00%) OLTP
4 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.66%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.66%) Essbase
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.66%) MSI
2 6 (1.99%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.33%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.00%) JDeveloper
4 3 (1.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.66%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.33%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.33%) JMeter
6 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.33%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 38 (12.62%) Finance
2 3 (1.00%) Retail
3 2 (0.66%) Legal
3 2 (0.66%) Electronics
3 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (15.95%) Analyst
2 28 (9.30%) Project Manager
3 24 (7.97%) Consultant
4 21 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
5 20 (6.64%) Support Analyst
6 17 (5.65%) Service Manager
7 15 (4.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 12 (3.99%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (3.99%) Services Delivery Manager
8 12 (3.99%) Applications Packager
9 11 (3.65%) Project Officer
10 10 (3.32%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.32%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (3.32%) Project Support Officer
11 9 (2.99%) Team Leader
11 9 (2.99%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.33%) Coordinator
12 7 (2.33%) Architect
12 7 (2.33%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.00%) WSH
1 3 (1.00%) LAMP
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (1.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.66%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.33%) CMDB
5 3 (1.00%) Statistics
5 3 (1.00%) SCADA
6 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.33%) Replication
7 1 (0.33%) VHDL
7 1 (0.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.33%) PKI
7 1 (0.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.59%) Windows
2 30 (9.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (5.65%) Windows 7
4 14 (4.65%) Linux
5 12 (3.99%) UNIX
6 9 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.99%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.99%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.33%) CentOS
9 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (32.56%) ITIL
2 50 (16.61%) Service Management
3 49 (16.28%) PRINCE2
4 41 (13.62%) Service Delivery
5 30 (9.97%) Project Management
6 22 (7.31%) Change Management
7 19 (6.31%) People Management
8 16 (5.32%) Incident Management
9 15 (4.98%) Problem Management
9 15 (4.98%) ITSM
10 14 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (4.32%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.65%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.65%) CRM
12 11 (3.65%) Project Planning
12 11 (3.65%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.32%) Operations Management
14 9 (2.99%) Performance Management
14 9 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.97%) SQL
2 15 (4.98%) C
3 11 (3.65%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.66%) Java
5 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.66%) VB
6 2 (0.66%) VBScript
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 237 (78.74%) SC Cleared
2 91 (30.23%) DV Cleared
3 31 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.31%) MCSE
5 24 (7.97%) MCP
6 19 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (3.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (3.65%) HNC
8 11 (3.65%) HND
8 11 (3.65%) ISEB
9 10 (3.32%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.99%) CCNP
11 6 (1.99%) CCNA
11 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.66%) CCSA
12 5 (1.66%) CCSE
13 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.00%) CNA
14 3 (1.00%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.30%) SLA
2 11 (3.65%) BS15000
3 7 (2.33%) QA
4 5 (1.66%) P3O
5 4 (1.33%) ISO 9000
6 3 (1.00%) BS25999
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.98%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.33%) Firmware
6 5 (1.66%) NFS
7 3 (1.00%) Squid
7 3 (1.00%) Postfix
7 3 (1.00%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.66%) UAG
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.33%) XenApp
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (7.64%) OVSD
2 22 (7.31%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.99%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.99%) SCCM
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.31%) Citrix
3 21 (6.98%) HP
4 18 (5.98%) Cisco
4 18 (5.98%) VMware
5 17 (5.65%) Oracle
6 11 (3.65%) Blue Coat
6 11 (3.65%) F5
7 9 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.66%) Lumension
9 7 (2.33%) McAfee
10 6 (1.99%) Sophos
10 6 (1.99%) Juniper
11 5 (1.66%) NetApp
11 5 (1.66%) Nokia
11 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.66%) Computacenter
12 4 (1.33%) Symantec
12 4 (1.33%) Remedy
12 4 (1.33%) SAP
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